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Sessions’ Rules Against Woman Previously Granted Asylum On Grounds of Domestic Abuse

On June 11, Attorney General Jeff Sessions vacated a 2016 decision by the Board of Immigration Appeals that could have significant consequences for victims of domestic abuse and gang violence who are applying for asylum in the United States. The … Continue reading

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Fear of Deportation Keeping Immigrants From Reporting Domestic Violence

From The New York Times: For years, she slept with a gun under her pillow, living in fear of a boyfriend who beat her, controlled her life and threatened to kill her and her children. Domenica, who came to this… … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence Can Have Lifelong Effects

Domestic violence can take on many forms of physical, psychological, sexual, emotional, and economic abuse. While it certainly affects males, the main victims of domestic violence are females, the majority between ages 18 and 24. This is found to be … Continue reading

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Threats and Stalking Can Result in Washington Domestic Violence Protection Order

Romantic and familial relationships can grow contentious and sometimes become violent.  Sometimes relationships can become so contentious that one party seeks to have a court intervene and issue a civil protection order to prevent the other party from contacting them … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence and the Dangers of Gaslighting

You and your boyfriend are having a heated argument with a close male friend you have. Your boyfriend claims that your friend likes you in an intimate manner and demands that you stop talking to him immediately. This frowned upon … Continue reading

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